East Peoria Community High School

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East Peoria Community High School
Type High school
Principal Dr. Chuck Nagel
Students 1,200
Grades 9-12
Location 1401 E. Washington St., East Peoria, IL 61611,
East Peoria, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 40°40′15″N 89°33′28″W / 40.67083°N 89.55778°W / 40.67083; -89.55778Coordinates: 40°40′15″N 89°33′28″W / 40.67083°N 89.55778°W / 40.67083; -89.55778
Colors Maroon and Gold
Mascot Raider
Yearbook EPoCH
Newspaper none
Website http://ep309.org

East Peoria Community High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in East Peoria, Illinois, and is the only school of East Peoria Community High School District 309. It has approximately 1,200 students.[1] East Peoria Community High School has several feeder schools: Central Junior High School (East Peoria School District 86), Parkview Middle School (Creve Coeur School District 76), and Robein Elementary School (District 85).

Additions[edit]

During the summer of 2009 construction began on "E" building. The new construction includes a new larger cafeteria and multiple classrooms. The cafeteria seats 600 students and has a separate room for faculty dining. The classrooms are state of the art, with built-in sound systems, DVD and VHS, and up-to-date electronics. "E" building is the first phase of construction. For phase II the old lunch room is being turned into a fine arts wing, and phase III is the demolition of the original building "A building".

Notable alumni[edit]

See also: Notable people in the article East Peoria, Illinois

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Peoria Community High School Information". East Peoria High School. 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b Miller, Jane (Aug 2, 2012). "EP native Tim Broe, a 2004 Olympian, celebrates games". PJStar.com (Peoria, Illinois: GateHouse Media). Retrieved 2013-10-01. He returned to Peoria to coach cross country and track at East Peoria High School, his alma mater, in 2007, but left two years ago  Photo caption: "Olympic runner Tim Broe returns to his roots by visiting his alma mater, East Peoria Central Junior High".
  3. ^ Craig, William Lane. "Debating". Q&A with William Lane Craig. Dallas, Texas: Reasonable Faith. Retrieved 2013-10-01. She explained to me about the high school debate team at East Peoria Community High School (which was, by the way, very good, having won state that year). So when I became a freshman the following year I went out for the team and started debating. That was 1964. 
  4. ^ Kendall, Jeanette (May 15. 2013 12:40PM). "Country/gospel star has roots in East Peoria". EastPeoriaTimesCourier.com (Peoria, Illinois: Gatehouse Media). Retrieved 2013-10-01. She graduated from East Peoria High School where she took speech class for a lisp she had.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Roger Phegley". Peoria, Illinois: Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame. 2013-05-28. Retrieved 2013-10-01. ...both a basketball and baseball standout at East Peoria High School. As a pitcher, he played a major role in East Peoria's making the state baseball tournament for the first time. 
  6. ^ a b Eminian, Dave (Sep 27, 2010). "WATN: Tim Simpson". PJStar.com (Peoria, Illinois). Retrieved 2013-10-01. 157-4 record as a prep wrestler at East Peoria Community High School ... The Cleveland Browns took him in the 12th round of the NFL Draft, and Simpson went on to play as a guard on the offensive lines for Cleveland and Pittsburgh. After his NFL career, he returned home and later played indoor football for the Peoria Pirates 

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